The secret to better health — exercise

9 or 90, abundant evidence shows exercise can enhance your health and well-being. But for many people, sedentary pastimes, such as watching TV, surfing the Internet, or playing computer and video games, have replaced more active pursuits. What exercise can do for you Millions of Americans simply aren’t moving enough […]

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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

You already know that exercise is good for your body. But did you know it can also boost your mood, improve your sleep, and help you deal with depression, anxiety, stress, and more?   What are the mental health benefits of exercise? Exercise is not just about aerobic capacity and […]

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How to do yoga at home: What you need and what you don’t

BanksPhotos/Getty Images Yoga, often brushed off as easy by people who enjoy more intense forms of exercise, actually holds the power to change your whole life: A consistent yoga practice can significantly reduce aches and pains, improve balance and flexibility, improve your fitness, keep your brain sharp, relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, reduce stress, help you […]

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5 Essential Fitness Exercises

There are five exercises that are essential for functional fitness. Functional exercises are those that allow a person to perform the daily activities of life with optimum ease. Everyone needs to do them, beginners, seniors and the best athletes, in order to perform at our best. They are compound exercises […]

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Introduction to Fitness Instructor Certification

n for a healthy lifestyle, incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine that you now want to share with others? This certification will teach you everything you need to know about being an effective fitness instructor/personal trainer and helping your clients achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis. […]

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Are very-high protein diets healthy?

Are very-high protein diets healthy? ers always eat a ton of protein, which is the most satiating macronutrient by far.[1] So in that way, pro diets can be quite beneficial. More protein and less junk food is a big factor in eating healthy. Is too much protein unhealthy though? Well, trials thus […]

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Six Components of Fitness Related to Motor Skills

A soccer player kicks a ball during a game. Image Credit: Purestock/Purestock/Getty Images The six components of motor skills related to fitness are agility, balance, coordination, power, reaction time and speed, according to Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Education. A motor skill is associated with muscle activity. You carry out motor skills when your brain, […]

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Rock Climbing

The rock at Arches offers excellent climbing opportunities, despite its sandy nature. Most climbing routes in the park require advanced techniques. Arches National Park developed a Climbing and Canyoneering Management Plan (CCMP) in December 2013 in order to protect the natural environment and the park’s resources and visitor experience. Primary […]

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Kennesaw’s Original Climbing Gym

d near Atlanta in Kennesaw, Escalade Indoor Rock Climbing Gym boasts the only two story bouldering wall in Atlanta. Climbers of all levels will find climbs to challenge their skills. Escalade is also the perfect place for birthday parties, lock-ins or other group activities. As a family activity, indoor rock climbing is […]

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